OAKLAND (CBS SF) – Oakland police announced Tuesday that officers arrested a suspect who allegedly shoved an elderly woman in the city’s Chinatown a few weeks ago.
Police officials did not identify the individual but said the person faces charges of assault and cruelty to elderly/dependant adults with the potential for serious injury or death.
The arrest stemmed from an incident on January 10, when a man walked behind and pushed a woman walking west on the 9th toward Franklin, causing her to fall to the ground. .
The suspect left, leaving the victim with light scratches on his leg. Before arresting the suspect, investigators had to locate the victim, described as an Asian woman in her 70s.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Oakland Police Department’s General Crime Unit at (510) 238-3728.
This story will be updated.
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